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Does Diet Affect Acne?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jul 7, 2021 1:18:00 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Did you grow up avoiding greasy foods like french fries, sugary snacks like chocolate because you feared they would cause acne? Over the years, research has constantly changed, and the topic of diet-related acne is still very unclear. While there is no clear answer of whether or not diet has a clear connection to breakouts, you should be conscious of what you consume and how it might affect your skin health. Read on to learn more.

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What Skin Type Do I Have?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 16, 2021 11:10:54 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes, skin care, Aging, skincare routine, skin type

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Did you know that everyone has a different skin type? The type of skin you have affects how it reacts to different environments and products because everyone has different needs. Understanding your skin type is vital to skin health and makes it easier to find a skin routine that works best for you. 

One way to determine your skin type is by washing your face with lukewarm water and refraining from adding products to it. In an hour, you should be able to assess your skin type. Keep reading below to figure out which characteristics describe your skin type.

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Alternatives to Treating Acne Without Taking Medication

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 24, 2021 12:02:26 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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If you are struggling with stubborn breakouts, you are not alone. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, approximately 50 million Americans are affected by acne each year, making it the most common skin condition in the United States. Acne usually begins in puberty, but it can occur at any stage of life.

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Rashes Are Not All Alike

[fa icon='calendar'] Jan 13, 2021 1:05:26 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Rashes are abnormal changes in the color and texture of the skin. They are often the result of skin inflammation and can cause the skin to become bumpy, scaly, itchy or red and irritated. Sometimes, rashes even appear as blotches, welts or painful blisters.

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How to Avoid Acne from COVID-19 Preventive Face Masks

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 26, 2020 2:14:04 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic, face masks have become a daily part of our routines. Many states require them for public health and personal safety -- and it doesn’t look like that will be changing any time in the foreseeable future. Whether it is wearing masks at work, shopping at the grocery store, or running errands, the time spent wearing a medical, paper or cloth mask against the skin on your face can add up, thus causing skincare issues to flare-up. 

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Acne Scars: Can I Minimize Their Appearance?

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 6, 2020 9:28:24 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Is scarring from acne making you feel self-conscious or embarrassed about your skin?  You are not alone.  Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States.  It is characterized by pimples that appear on the face, back and chest.  Every year, about 80 percent of adolescents have some form of acne and about 5 percent of adults experience acne.  Treating acne is a relatively slow process; there is no overnight remedy.   

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Skin Care Tips for the Winter

[fa icon='calendar'] Dec 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes, Cosmetic Procedures, skin care

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Baby, it’s cold outside, but that doesn’t mean your skin needs to suffer! As winter approaches, you need to be mindful of your skincare routine. It’s hard to think “tis’ the season to be jolly” when you’re figuring out how to alleviate your dry and itchy skin, right?

Not a problem! The Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC, is here to guide you to help you winterize your skincare routine. Read below to find out more. 

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What Our Dermatologists Recommend for Acne Treatments

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 2, 2019 1:57:17 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes, skin care, acne treatment

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Fun fact: Acne can occur at any stage of life and has the chance to continue even into your 40s. According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, and it affects up to 50 million individuals each year.  

Acne develops when an oily substance that lubricates your hair and skin called sebum and dead skin cells clog hair follicles. Bacteria triggers inflammation, and infections result in more severe acne. Acne is a broad term for blemishes such as whiteheads, blackheads and pimples. 

Do you suffer from acne? Let The Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC help you out. Continue reading to learn more about our acne treatments.

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What is Eczema? Can Eczema be Treated?

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 20, 2019 1:13:31 PM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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Eczema/dermatitis is a rash-like skin condition which can show symptoms anywhere on the body. Simply put, eczema is a condition that causes a person’s skin to become red and itchy. It may start as a simple rash, but when scratched the skin becomes inflamed and even more red.

Read on for more information on what causes eczema, what it looks like and most important how to ease your symptoms.

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Common Skin Conditions and Treatments That Can Help

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Acne/Rashes

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At the Dermatology Center for Skin Health, it is our goal to help our patients treat or cure their skin condition, including warts and several different types of dermatitis. Learn more about the five major types of warts and treatments, and the eight different types of dermatitis and treatments.

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